****UPDATE - This story is being discussed many places. One aspect is in this post over at CDR Salamander's place.*****
The Navy occassionally names ships after people who are still living.
If they warrant such an honor.
For example, former President George H. W. Bush. (See post below.)
However, the ridiculous proposal being discussed at the Phibian's place has me steamed.
Bubblehead is discussing it too.
Navy Names Virginia Class Submarine USS John Warner
This is wrong.
I don't give a fat rat's ass what Mr. Elizabeth Taylor (h/t Mike, Phib's emailer) has done over the years. He negated any possible good he may have done with his poor treatment of CDR Lippold.
That's right........I hold a grudge.